Lentils: benefits, composition and health effects in 3 minutes!

In this video and in this article you will find:

- The main vitamins of lentils

- The main trace elements and minerals in lentils

- The benefits of lentils on the immune system, the nervous system, anemia and fatigue

- Lentils to facilitate intestinal transit and fight against constipation

- Tips for preparing and seasoning lentils to take advantage of all their benefits 

To begin with, you should know that lentils are a real source of B vitamins, trace elements and minerals such as iron (Fe), phosphorus (P), magnesium (Mg), and zinc (Zn).

They are rich in protein, carbohydrates, water and fiber. This helps digestion, the proper functioning of intestinal transit and limits the risk of colon cancer.

The presence of fiber also helps control excess cholesterol and the absorption of glucose (sugar). This is particularly interesting for people suffering from type 2 diabetes.

By its richness in vitamins of the B group as well as in trace elements and minerals, they are beneficial for: teeth, bones, fight against anemia (decrease of the hemoglobin rate, protein located inside the red blood cells allowing the transport of oxygen through the blood), decrease fatigue, the good functioning of the immune system, the healing, the good functioning of the nervous system, the formation of proteins and muscles as well as the production of energy within the body.

It is interesting to know that lentils contain antioxidants called anthocyanins, which help to fight against cellular aging, but also against the risk of certain cardiovascular diseases and certain types of cancers.

To get the most out of lentils, it is recommended to cook them in water and season them with lemon juice to improve the absorption of iron. It is possible to keep them for a maximum of one year, away from humidity and light.Doctor of Pharmacy, YouTuber Health, creator of the health well-being Pharmaquiz) application

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